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‘I knew more than enough to be utterly repelled by conflict, yet I was undeniably drawn to it’

Magnum Photos photographer Peter van Agtmael's new book crisscrosses the United States, providing a snapshot of the state of the country

Historical photos from the Library of Congress show what Dog shows looked like over a hundred years ago.

Photographer Timo Lieber captured from above what the melting of Greenland's ice sheet looks like.

"THAW #2." (Timo Lieber)

In the pre-Internet era, Fashion Week was just about the clothes.

Hawre Khalid's photographs give a glimpse into daily life in one of Iraq's most fraught, most fought-over and often-times, most dangerous, cities.

(Hawre Khalid)

As the world is seemingly filled with fake-news, media bashing and fear encouraging rhetoric, and uncertainty, the photographers at Noor Images are responding.

An unrelenting sense of curiosity is what drives Swarat Ghosh's artwork.

Dorothea Lange's fascinating photographs show scenes along the United States' southern boundary during the 1930s.

Harold Feinstein, 15-year-old high school dropout and Coney Island native, was seen as a child prodigy in photography during his time.

(Harold Feinstein)

Years ago, photographer Sinawi Medine had taken the same long and painful journey.

(Sinawi Medine)
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In Sight is The Washington Post’s new photography blog showcasing visual narratives. It’s a platform offering rich and diverse imagery from staff and freelance photographers, news agencies, and archives. For photographers interested in being featured on the photo blog, please e-mail

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